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Source: The Globe & Mail

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 11:16:46 -0700 | allnews

Video Video The problem is, they're invisible to those of us with healthy incomes. On Old Meadow Lane in Lawrence Heights, for example while it's only an eight-minute walk to traverse the noisy half-kilometre to Fortino's at Lawrence Square Shopping...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 04:00:22 -0700 | disasters-news

Raheem McKain, Gleaner Intern Dennis Daly, Q.C., one of the founding members of the Jamaican Council for Human Rights, died on Monday from what family members said was an apparent stroke. Daly was a former chairman of the Jamaican Council...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Old Harbour :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 04:01:54 -0700 | allnews

Andrew Harris, Gleaner Writer Twenty days have gone by without a clue as to the whereabouts of Samunya Bloomfield, otherwise called 'Poochy', who mysteriously disappeared from her Grove Farm home in Old Harbour, St Catherine. "We are yet to get...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 04:00:29 -0700 | business-news

Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter A member of the second-tier leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) feels the decision of mining minister Phillip Paulwell to revoke the Special Mining Leases of UC Rusal in respect of the Alpart and...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 03:56:26 -0700 | travel-news

Although the predictions are for a below-average active hurricane season this year, Jamaica has very limited resources available to respond in the event of a major storm. According to Noel Arscott, minister of local government and community development, the country...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 03:56:23 -0700 | political-news

World Cup draws near, Jamaicans are supporting their favourite teams with the regular loud-mouthed banter and by flying the teams' national flags in their cars, in their offices at work, and even in their homes. The sale of flags of...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 03:56:22 -0700 | political-news

Robert Hill has refused to disclose, at this time, how much has been budgeted to renovate the mayor's parlour at the Kingston and St Andrew Corporation. Asked why he would not reveal the amount at this time, the town clerk...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 03:55:12 -0700 | travel-news

With no substantial amount of rainfall projected for the rest of the year, Jamaica is headed for critical drought conditions. According to projections from the Meteorological Service, from July to September, the parishes of Manchester, Clarendon, St Thomas, Portland and...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 08:12:45 -0700 | entertainment-news

Dutchie Culinary Festival under the theme 'From Jamaica to the World', which will showcase the diversity of Jamaican foods in creative and artistic ways. The event, slated for Sunday, August 3, at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre, promises to be...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 06:23:19 -0700 | technology-news

RAN high last year when several students who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test were placed at the unfinished and unknown Cedar Grove Academy in Portmore, St Catherine. Parents and pupils expressed dismay over the ministry's decision to place them...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 06:22:04 -0700 | technology-news

Nothing and no one in Jamaica is more valuable than you and me...If a chain becomes shorter with every missing link, a five-year-old can predict the outcome...All these were prepared with you and me in mind, because we are important...
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Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-07-10 06:22:03 -0700 | political-news

Utilities Regulation (OUR) has said the Government did not inform it of plans to yank regulatory authority from it in relation to public passenger transport operations. The Regulations Committee of Parliament on Tuesday deliberated on an amendment to the OUR...
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Breaking News: Usain Bolt may race until 2017
   
Posted by: kumarps

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-09-28 01:00:16 -0700 | sports-news

Jamaican sprint hero Usain Bolt said he could race until 2017 World Championships.The six-time Olympic gold medallist earlier this month said he may retire after the 2016 Rio Olympic games. He had decided to delay his retirement plan for one...
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Posted by: chnarendra

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-12-19 12:41:11 -0800 | disasters-news

Jamaican police should conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation into the murder of Dwayne Jones at the hands of a mob in Montego Bay, sometime between July 21 and 22, Human Rights Watch said. Jones, 16, was found dead...
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Breaking News: Out With The Old And In With The New: Reviewing The Illegality of Abortion in Jamaica
   
Posted by: Sherice

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2013-07-03 03:30:23 -0700 | political-news

In Jamaica, the current law on abortion is contained in sections 72 and 73 of the Offences Against the Person Act. Under the Act, a pregnant mother and any doctor or other person who helps to procure an abortion is...
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